HEAD ATHLETICS TRAINER/EQUIPMENT SERVICES
Pace Academy is an independent college preparatory school in Atlanta, Ga., with an enrollment of 1,115 students in Pre-First through 12th grade. The school strives to provide an environment that cultivates a spirit of service, respect for diversity, global citizenship and character. Our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture is reflected in a community in which differences are embraced, and students, parents, faculty and staff have a sense of belonging.
At Pace, we hire culturally competent and responsive candidates who believe in the critical importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the life of a school and can effectively incorporate those principles in their professional roles. Pace actively seeks candidates from historically underrepresented populations.
The school is seeking a Head Athletics Trainer/Equipment Services to collaborate with two contracted athletics trainers already on staff through a partnership with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. In addition, this individual is one of three members of the school’s COVID Response Team, which is responsible for contact tracing and serving as a liaison to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position that reports to the Director of Athletics. The projected start date is as soon as the best candidate is identified.
Provides preventative care to Pace student-athletes and supports coaches by caring for players’ sports-related injuries
Administers primary clinical evaluations and subsequent treatment and rehabilitation programs
Proficient in assessing, treating and managing concussions
Partners with the Office of Athletics regarding on-field protocol such as (but not limited to) severe weather plans, concussion protocol, cervical spine injuries, emergency action plans, etc.
Supervises designated Middle and Upper School practices and athletics events
Manages sports medicine for a high-level football program
Ensures compliance with all Georgia High School Association medical guidelines
Verifies, reviews and organizes student physicals, health records and parental release forms in conjunction with school nursing personnel and the Office of Athletics to determine athletic eligibility
Manages medical inventory and budgetary items
Works closely with the Office of Athletics in determining safety and medical concerns for athletics events, including EMS coverage, COVID-19 contract
Acts as a liaison with the High-Performance Department of the Office of Athletics
Manages all equipment-related services for the Office of Athletics
Proficient in Google software, including Mail, Drive, Sheets, Docs, etc.
Works weekend, evening and holiday hours as required during sports seasons
Experience working on and/or leading a team of sports medicine support staff in partnership with an athletics department
Bachelor’s degree in a health-related course of study
Current certification by the Board of Certification and licensed by the Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers
Current CPR/AED certification required
Physical requirements include lifting (up to 75 pounds), carrying, driving, climbing, the ability to move distances within and between buildings and fields, and the ability to work in extreme heat and cold
Administration of therapeutic modalities and the knowledge of indications and contraindications
Hands-on involvement with the rehabilitation process by performing a variety of treatments and rehabilitation procedures consistent with orthopedic care
Ability to maintain a professional code of ethics and be a positive role model for students
Outstanding people skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision, while working closely as a team member in a fast-paced environment
Learn more about Pace Academy Athletics at: https://www.paceacademy.org/athletics/about-pace-athletics
Learn more about Pace’s response to COVID-19 at: https://www.paceacademy.org/pace-health
Please email Chad Wabrek, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to Jobs@PaceAcademy.org
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